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ABC
Nov 13, 2012 6:00am PST
westbound 580. >>> following breaking news out of daly city, water main break forcing evacuations happen clayton court near hillside park where we find amy hollyfield with the latest on the mess. >> reporter: what i'm standing in front of is gross and a big deal. this isn't even the half of it. you've got to see the pictures we have on tape they blow this away. look at all this mud that has come gushing into this neighborhood it has impacted cars, blocked streets, there's a wall of mud on one of the blocks so high we can't drive our trucks through so we can't get to the source of the problem. we were told when one of the water officials arrived he stood and looked at it in awe and even uttered an expletive. unlike anything anyone has seen. they weren't sure what they were dealing with, maybe a water main break. now they've identified there's a makeshift reservoir on top of this hill above hillside park where residents get their water it seems that has leaked out first a gush and a lot of water now it appears the tank may be empty because it is trickling now the gush is over. now i
ABC
Nov 16, 2012 6:00am PST
heavier again around 7:00. >> kristen: thanks so much. the rain is certain lay big concern in daly city. amy hollyfield joins us live from the neighborhood to find a wall of mud. they have done a lot of prep work. >> they 6. there is a light rain falling right now. they know it is coming this weekend. they want people to be vigilant and if they see any trouble to give them a call right away. city officials have spent the last couple of days preparing the park and hillside for this storm. park is now surrounded by hay bales and netting also borders the problem area. they have uncovered the storm drain in the middle of the park. >> what we're trying to do is let the water that would fall go into the curb and gutter. not to suggest we're going to have muddy water but we won't have the water that we had tuesday morning. >> reporter: this is what they are trying to keep from happening. a pipe broke causing 45,000 gallons of water to spew into the neighborhood along with mountains of mud. it was a gross mess. residents don't want to see the rain shake loose any of that mud. they are worried that t
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 6:00am PST
between colma daly city south city 5 to 10 minutes no other mass transit problems. >>> peninsula hotel guests are back in their rooms following a poisonous gas scare. some are not happy. terry mcsweeney joins us live from the embassy suites with what happened. >> reporter: some guests are telling me they didn't get communication from the hotel during this evacuation. i was up in the air and a lot of rumors going around the hotel -- it was up in the air and a lot of rumors, the hotel telling me -- [ unintelligible ] a give was taken to the hospital he carbon monoxide.sopping, -- the hotel sounded the alarm, 500 guests cleared. here is one guest described it. >> it was orderly. the hotel staff i didn't see any of them but the police department was good at directingphobes to get out and keeping everybody informed. once we go in the parking lot i was he said-she said. >> reporter: he didn't see any -- [ unintelligible ] two sides of this issue i can tell you for a fact all guests are back and the hotel is cleared the problem was a boiler emitting carbon monoxide it has been turned off and
ABC
Nov 14, 2012 6:00am PST
closed crews had to work several hours to get it cleaned up for the commute. >>> in daly city crews will be back along lausanne avenue after a wall of mud came down the hillside. amy hollyfield is back at the scene this morning, with what is next for affected residents. >> reporter: it looks so much better out here this morning. now the residents are a little nervous, could this happen again? the city officials still have a lot of work to do to build confidence of the residents. it took all day yesterday to clean the mud out, the mud invaded this neighborhood in daly city about 4:30 in the morning when a pipe broke and 45,000 gallons of water came rushing in, mud coated the streets. now the concern is the rain in the forecast for later this week and what that will mean for this waterlogged hillside in this neighborhood. >> worried about another avalanche. worried if it rains and comes down again there will be major flooding. >> reporter: homes were evacuated yesterday not because of damage, the homes were fine, but because officials were worried the hillside might go. they allowed t
ABC
Nov 15, 2012 6:00am PST
connected. >>> crews will be out again this morning in daly city working to repair damage by a water pipe break. stacking hay for a temporary fix. the approaching rainstorm is causing big concerns that more of the saturated hillside will come down. permanent repairs not expected until after the rain has arrived. officials don't know why the pipe ruptured they suspect age was a factor. >> justice department is expected to announce a plea with bp in the largest oil spill in u.s. history and it could include manslaughter charges for some employees as well as a record fine. the 2010 explosion of the oil rig in the gulf of mexico killed 11 and led to the massive spill. a person familiar with the deal says bp will plead guilty to obstruction for lying to congress about how much oil was pouring out of well. bp could pay a record fine some estimates put it between five and 20 billion dollars. >>> president obama heads to new york today to tour hurricane sandy damage meeting with local officials, first responders, fema staff and families recovering. he was in new jersey before the election last we
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